Sunday, January 16, 2011

11 Tips on Caring For a Car Air-con

Driving The car will feel comfortable, if the air conditioning worked perfectly. It has become a necessity for life in the big city, if the AC problem, or not cool, the situation becomes completely wrong, if the window is opened, security problems, dust and fumes will go, but if you closed the cabin will feel hot and stuffy. Interference with the air conditioner is usually due to lack of care. Following tips can help you perform maintenance AC by yourself, before the condition of AC became severely damaged:
  1. Always keep your cabin clean of dust and dirt. Especially the front carpet pieces, because dust will be sucked into the evaporator (humid) that resulted in mold and spores, it is not good for health, and which will cause unpleasant odors when first turned on the AC. Try cleaning the carpet in a wide sheet.
  2. When washing the car, open the hood and a strong spray of water on the Condensor AC (which looks like a radiator and is usually located in front of the radiator), dirt or dust if left will harden, and can lead to corrosion or porous so that a leak in the condenser.
  3. Selecting a shady parking place, when will parking in a long time, because if in hot usually when the driver inside, the cabin will feel the heat, and will require a long cooling process. In addition, the cooling load as the car runs even be higher.
  4. Check Extras Condensor Fan located in front, whether alive when AC is turned on. If not, replace immediately, because it will result in compressor damage or hose high press could explode.
  5. Do not smoke in the car, because the smoke can contaminate Evaporators, and nicotine are sticky and slimy, and produce an unpleasant smell and hard to eliminate.
  6. Do not maximize the AC load current speeding vehicle, by lowering the temperature.
  7. Before you start the engine, turn off the AC first, turn on the AC after the machine stable. Vice versa, first turn off air conditioning if you want turn off the engine.
  8. Do not put bad quality fragrances cabin, will cause the smell, and difficult to clean. And do not install fragrances cabins with plug to grill model, because often the case broke on the grill. (because of some grill is hard to find in the market).
  9. If any unusual symptoms such as less cold air conditioning, will be better getting into a car ac repair specialists, do not wait for the damaged, it will cause the cvost of repair is high.
  10. Perform maintenance once a month max in a way remove scale, rust, dust, dirt, oil in the coil, air conditioner fins, using strong cleaners and specially formulated.
  11. Perform routine maintenance AC. It is highly recommended once a year, which need to be replaced is the Receiver Dryer, Compressor Oil, services Blower, Evaporator, Condensor drain and Freon. By doing routine maintenance in addition to extending the function of components of the AC to be more durable, will also make fresh air blowing is always fresh.

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